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Qatar Construction offers the latest technology and equipment

Mohammed Al Andalusi – Qatar Construction Company won the Best Performance Award for a Local Dealer in the Middle East from Hyundai Heavy Industries in 2017 in recognition of the company’s efforts and performance. The event was held in South Korea in the presence of top customers and managers.
Issa Shawki, General Manager of Qatar Construction Company, Heavy Equipment, said: “The company is keen on quality and performance development. This is part of our commitment to provide the best performance to customers and to provide the best technology and the latest equipment needed by the local market. South Korea Hyundai Construction, Cranes and Heavy Equipment. We value the strategic relationship that has been in place for several decades. The company’s acquisition of the award comes in the framework of the continuous work of all components of the company to increase its performance and develop its capabilities on a continuous basis. Miz and larger in major development projects ».
He added that the company’s award drives it to deliver more outstanding performance and is a culmination of its strenuous efforts to enhance the strength of the heavy equipment sector in the local market.
He stressed that the unjust blockade on Qatar no longer affects the performance of all economic sectors in the country, pointing out that the challenge was at the beginning of the blockade is to secure the needs and requirements of the local market, and then worked The company to organize its ranks and rearrange its papers quickly and professionally, especially after the blockade of all the roads of the blockade, direct us to the factory and the main source of import from it directly without the need for any stop at the ports of the embargo, but directly from the factory to the local market through the port of Hamad International.
He pointed out that the company has worked to find suitable and appropriate alternatives, and also better than those that were cut because of the countries of the blockade and worked to provide all the requests of customers and parts needed, stressing that the company has overcome the repercussions of the unjust siege, because of flexible plans and accurate set by the company, pointing out that Vehicles and equipment are imported directly from the parent company in South Korea directly without passing through any port to the ports of the blockade until reaching Hamad Port, which has played a prominent role in defeating the blockade since the early days, especially since the costs at Hamad port are significantly lower compared with the Taka Lev, which was being paid in the ports of the embargo countries.
He pointed out that the company has benefited from the distinctive infrastructure, which the State has invested heavily in it to become the best infrastructure among the countries of the region, as well as providing all facilities, which reflected on this vital sector and enhance its participation in the national economy.

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Qatar Building Company to take prominent role at Qatar Self Sufficiency Exhibition 2018

Qatar Building Company (QBC), a world-leading general civil engineering and building contractor, has announced strong participation in the pioneering Qatar Self Sufficiency Exhibition, a first-of-its-kind event, and a key driver in Qatar’s goal for a diverse, sustainable economy.

With self-sufficiency a key pillar in the State’s long-term strategy and progress towards the National Vision 2030 plan, under the bold and visionary leadership of his Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, the Emir of Qatar, new opportunities continue to open for local and international business leaders to contribute towards a dynamic, self-sufficient national economy. The Qatar Self Sufficiency Exhibition 2018 will provide a platform for industry heavyweights, production line manufacturers, and decision makers spanning the full spectrum of sectors, to demonstrate the latest solutions and services to support the country’s progressive diversification strategy, improve production line efficiencies and operations to demonstrate how they are helping to shape the country’s future.

Founded in 1971, QBC is impeccably aligned with the growth and economic development needs of Qatar through its three divisions: civil engineering, materials production and construction equipment, with grade ‘A’ certification in each category of the Qatar Central Tenders Committee (CTC). With more than 45 offices, workshops, plants, factories and showrooms, strategically positioned across Qatar, QBC delivers the highest quality materials and solutions with the unmatched support and on-time delivery across all divisions.

Demonstrating its diverse portfolio, commitment to the future of Qatar and alignment to the goals of the Qatar National Vision 2030, QBC is taking a prominent role in the first-ever Qatar Self Sufficiency Exhibition through three of its industry-leading subsidiaries, Ready Mix; Precast; Hyundai Construction and Lifting Equipment. “As the preferred contractor for infrastructure projects of any size and complexity across Qatar, QBC understands the importance of and adheres to self-sufficiency. Thus, the inaugural Qatar Self Sufficiency Exhibition is the perfect fit for our organization. It gives QBC the ultimate, tailored platform to demonstrate how QBC will contribute to the economic development of Qatar and the goals of the Qatar National Vision 2030,” said Mr. Bader Mostafawi (pictured), Group Commercial Manager, at Qatar Building Company.

“As Qatar’s leading contractor on infrastructure projects, QBC is fully committed to the objectives of the Qatar National Vision 2030 set out by the country’s forward-thinking leaders. We are confident the Qatar Self Sufficiency Exhibition will be a success in driving forward business and economic diversification.”

Expanding with the growth of Qatar and to meet rising demand, Ready Mix has four operational plants serving public and private sector contractors with the highest quality cement. In addition to the finest ready-mix concrete, Ready Mix’s highly-qualified team offers clients technical support after casting the concrete. QBC Precast is a leading manufacturer for both standard and special precast concrete elements, with the aim of enriching the Qatari market with highest quality of products. Through its unique alliance with Hyundai Construction Equipment, QBC cater to the rapid growth and re-development of Qatar through high quality products and services and value on a global Level, strategizing to bring scale of economy along with Turnkey operations of Sales and Delivery.

The Qatar Self Sufficiency Exhibition 2018, a first for the region, will host 120 leading exhibitors from countries such as Kuwait, Lebanon, UK, Turkey, Spain, USA, France, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Iran, China and more, providing them with a chance to showcase their latest products and solutions to service Qatar’s needs and facilitate them with greater, easier access and crucial facetime with their target audience.

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QBC to participate in Qatar Self Sufficiency expo

DOHA: Qatar Building Company (QBC), a world-leading general civil engineering and building contractor, has announced strong participation in the pioneering Qatar Self Sufficiency Exhibition, a first-of-its-kind event, and a key driver in Qatar’s goal for a diverse, sustainable economy.

The Qatar Self Sufficiency Exhibition 2018 will provide a platform for industry heavyweights, production line manufacturers, and decision makers spanning the full spectrum of sectors, to demonstrate the latest solutions and services to support the country’s progressive diversification strategy, improve production line efficiencies and operations to demonstrate how they are helping to shape the country’s future.

The exhibition, a first for the region, will host 120 leading exhibitors from countries such as Kuwait, Lebanon, UK, Turkey, Spain, USA, France, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Iran, China and more, providing them with a chance to showcase their latest products and solutions to service Qatar’s needs and facilitate them with greater, easier access and crucial face-time with their target audience. “As the preferred contractor for infrastructure projects of any size and complexity across Qatar, QBC understands the importance of and adheres to self-sufficiency.

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Qatar Construction launches ‘Our Mother for the Nation’ Campaign

Qatar Construction Company (QNB) yesterday launched a blood donation campaign entitled “Our Mother for the Nation”, which comes in conjunction with the national gift of citizens and residents to circumvent the wise leadership and the State of Qatar, expressing solidarity and solidarity with the Qatari people.This initiative, which will be celebrated by the 50th anniversary of the establishment of Qatar Construction Company, witnessed the participation of the company’s leaders and employees, who represent 80 ginsp from around the world. They came from the early morning to the mobile blood bank, Donors from 8 am to 4 pm.
“This initiative is being implemented by the Qatari construction company every six months, contributing to community care and development and the company’s commitment to the people and the state of Qatar in general,” said Bader Mostafavi. “This initiative comes in interaction with the Qatari people and our community responsibility. The donation of blood is an elegant and civilized way of expressing the solidarity of the people among themselves, a message we want to address to the world and the international community to urge it to pay attention to social responsibility. ”
He explained that all the employees of the company rushed from the early hours to the mobile blood bank to donate their blood in an excellent way to express unlimited support towards Qatar, especially if it coincided with the imposition of the blockade on Qatar by three Gulf countries, “I take this opportunity to emphasize loyalty To His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, the Emir of the State of Qatar and to the State of Qatar.
“The company’s social responsibility is not limited to blood donation campaigns,” he added. “Other initiatives include cooperation with Total, where health tests and an awareness day for the company’s drivers about diabetes and its multiple risks have been carried out.
Qatar Construction Company is engaged in various fields. It works in the fields of contracting, real estate, infrastructure, building towers, tunnels and bridges. The company has 8 factories and is preparing to open 4 other factories in addition to the trade of cars, heavy equipment and kitchen utensils and has investments abroad, including in North Africa. He stressed that the company currently focuses on the local market, especially the manufacturing, which is supported by the state.
Bader Mustapha said that the real estate sector and the companies operating there were not affected by the embargo. He noted the pioneering role played by the state, as it hastened in a short time to find alternative and new international markets from sisterly and friendly countries where the materials were imported from neighboring countries

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Hamad opens new care facility for expatriates returning home

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) today officially opened Bayt Aman, a care facility for expatriate laborers who are in the final stages of recovery following illness and waiting to return to their home country.

Bayt Aman, a villa in Al Thumama, can accommodate up to 12 guests at a time and is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week by a charge nurse and patient care attendants. Guests being cared for at Bayt Aman no longer need the clinical supervision that is provided at HMC’s rehabilitation and long-term care units. Commenting on the benefits offered by Bayt Aman, Mr. Mahmoud Al Raisi, Chief of Continuing Care at HMC said: “Bayt Aman provides a safe and restorative environment for expatriate workers who have completed medical treatment and are waiting to return home. The accommodation will help our guests who have completed their treatment at HMC to fully recuperate and re-adjust to their normal routines so they are better able to return to living their everyday lives.”

Opening Bayt Aman, Mr. Ali Al Khater, HMC Chief Communications Officer said: “I am delighted to welcome colleagues, including those from the Community Police and Human Rights Departments at the Ministry of Interior, to the opening of Bayt Aman. This project has shown the value of different organizations working together effectively for the benefit of guests at Bayt Aman.” The Bayt Aman villa was donated to HMC by the Qatar Building Company (QBC). QBC owner, Mr. Abdulhameed Mostafawi said: “We are delighted to be able to provide HMC with the villa and to help these patients recover fully and begin to live a normal daily life before they return home. This is something we believe is part of our social responsibility.”

Bayt Aman, which is also supported by the Ministry of Interior, has been open for seven months and has helped 13 guests. Jerman Mukhiya, from Nepal, will be leaving Qatar shortly and has been staying at Bayt Aman for six and a half months after recovering from a traumatic brain injury: “Bayt Aman has allowed me to fully recover from my injuries in a safe and caring environment. It has also given me the opportunity to ease myself back into everyday life, doing things like cooking and cleaning. I am very thankful to both HMC and the Ministry of Interior for supporting me and my family before I return to Nepal.”

The opening of Bayt Aman follows the recent expansion of facilities across HMC, including commencing care services at two new hospitals, the Communicable Disease Center and the Qatar Rehabilitation Institute.

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Ashghal opens Al Sheehaniya-Leatooriya road to traffic

The Public Works Authority ‘Ashghal’ has opened Al Sheehaniya-Leatooriya Road to traffic today (31/8/2016). The13-kilometre new road is the longest project on the Expressway Programme to be available for public use this year. The road, which has been named Al Sheehaniya – Leatooriya Road, extends from the Dukhan Highway and Al Sheehaniya Camel Race Track to the regional town of Leatooriya.

Al Sheehaniya – Leatooriya Road will provide road users with two lanes in each direction, doubling the traffic capacity of the existing road and enabling more efficient movement of materials, goods and people between urban and rural parts of Qatar. In addition to increasing the traffic capacity of the previous expressway, Ashghal has significantly improved safety measures for drivers, including the installation of guardrails to reduce the risk of animals straying onto the roadway, rumble strips to reduce unplanned lane departures, 300 street lights, high-visibility lane markings for night driving and speed cameras.

The project will simultaneously enhance existing utilities networks in the local area, through the installation of modern water supply lines and electrical and communications cabling. Ashghal is working to complete several other key features on the new Al Sheehaniya – Leatooriya Road, including a camel underpass and a pedestrian footbridge near Al Doosari Zoo. The pedestrian overpass is 75 percent complete, while the 38 metre-long camel underpass between Al Sheehaniya and Leatooriya is in the final stages of construction. Ashghal expects that the pedestrian footbridge and camel underpass will be complete within the next three months.

In the interests of sustainability and promoting community engagement, the Public Works Authority will also convert the existing parallel roadway between Al Sheehaniya and Leatooriya into a dedicated cycling lane and footpath. Construction of the Al Sheehaniya – Leatooriya Road, which forms part of Ashghal’s Al Sheehaniya – Leatooriya – Lijmiliya Expressway project, commenced in November 2014 and during that time, over 490 workers have been working to complete this section of the roadway. The project is being constructed by Qatar Building Company (QBC), one of the solely Qatari owned and operated contractors on Ashghal’s Expressway Programme. To date, QBC has completed the construction of approximately 80 percent of the entire Al Sheehaniya – Leatooriya – Lijmiliya project without any lost-time injuries to its workers.

The Al Sheehaniya – Leatooriya – Lijmiliya Road expressway project will establish a 29 kilometre road in regional Qatar, providing efficient transit and improving road safety for local and foreign road users. The project is expected to be complete in early 2017.

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QIB announces partnership with the Qatar Building Company

Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) – Qatar’s leading Islamic Bank – has announced a strategic partnership with the Qatar Building Company as part of its Fleet and Heavy Equipment Financing package, launched recently this year.

The signing ceremony, at the QIB’s Head Office was attended by Tarek Fawzi, General Manager of Wholesale Banking, QIB; Bader Mostafawi, Group Commercial Manager of the Qatar Building Company; and senior representatives of both companies.

Under the agreement, customers interested in purchasing or leasing vehicles or heavy equipment through Qatar Building Company, a trusted dealer of brands such as Hyundai – Heavy Industries, will be given priority access to QIB’s finance offerings.

The partnership will further extend QIB’s efforts to assist small to medium enterprises to obtain timely and efficient financing in a convenient manner – supporting businesses in the transport, construction, manufacturing or service industries to grow.

The combination of QIB’s experience in developing tailored sector-related packages along with Qatar Building Company’s industry reach will produce positive synergies for the companies’ diverse customer bases.

QIB’s Fleet and Heavy Equipment Financing package was introduced in June 2015 as part of the bank’s broad range of “Aamaly” products specifically designed for the Small & Medium Enterprise sector.

The package enables SMEs to develop the fleet facilities needed to grow their business, whether for making deliveries, shipment and distribution, or transporting equipment. It is designed to be a convenient way for companies to finance their fleet, and allows them to finance any kind of vehicle – cars, vans, buses, bulldozers, earth-moving equipment, diggers or trucks.

QIB offers different financing amounts to suit a variety of business needs, with competitive profit rates and no additional charges. Financing tenure can be up to 48 months with a grace period of 1-3 months, along with flexible down payments, a fast processing time and variable instalment options.

“This partnership underscores QIB’s commitment towards supporting the country’s economy, enhancing the role of the private sector in order to achieve suitable economic diversification as part of Qatar National Vision 2030 and enable customers to get what they need swiftly and seamlessly in order to grow their businesses,” said Tarek Fawzi, General Manager of QIB’s Wholesale Banking Group.

“Our fleet and heavy equipment financing package was introduced to meet the growing needs of our corporate customers by offering personalised attention built upon prompt service and competitive rates. The package was designed to minimise the effort associated with sourcing and financing heavy equipment and vehicle fleet, and our partnership with the Qatar Building Company will offer further convenience and simplicity.”

“We are very pleased to enter into a partnership with QIB,” added Bader Mostafawi, Group Commercial Manager of the Qatar Building Company. “With this partnership, our customers will enjoy fast-tracked financing approval, with the outcome being high levels of customer satisfaction and increased visibility – and efficient and simplified processes for QBC staff,” Mr. Mostafawi said.

The Qatar Building Company is a highly regarded local business with core services comprising civil engineering, materials production and the sale of construction equipment. Its QBC Trading division provides heavy equipment, spare parts and after-sales service from brands including Hyundai – Heavy Equipment Machines.

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Qatar Construction wins Olympic Committee title

Qatar Construction Company won the title of the Olympic Football Championship in its 28th edition for the first time after beating in the final against Umm Al-Nafi’i two goals during the meeting which brought the two teams at the Stadium of Doha in the presence of a large crowd.

Ibrahim Fawzi scored the winner’s goals in the 51.55th minute and gave his team the title amid great joy for the fans who followed the meeting and the company’s officials.

The event is part of the Qatar Olympic Committee’s active campaign to promote health awareness through education and awareness of the importance of sport in the lives of all members of society.

The game was very strong and was only settled in the second half with the defense of both teams in the first half, but Fawzi’s skill settled the score and led his team to win in just 4 minutes.

While the team won the police union in the third place after beating the Al-Wa’ab penalty shootout 7-6 after the end of the original time with a draw with no goals to get the team to 30 thousand riyals value of the third prize for the physical, while the Qatari building won the first place prize 60 thousand riyals and won second place Um Al Nafi’i team for 40 thousand riyals.

The final day of the championship witnessed the presence of a large number of officials of the Olympic Committee, namely Ishaq Al Hashemi, Head of Activities and Events Department of the Olympic Committee Director of the tournament and Fahd Mulla, head of the Relations and Ceremonies Committee in the campaign of Qatar active, in addition to Mansour Al Ansari Secretary General of the Football Association and Saleh Saqr Director of Doha Stadium in addition to attend Massive.

Al Ansari, accompanied by Mulla, Saleh, Saqr and Ishaq Al Hashimi, crowned the medal winners and the Qatar Cup champions for the 28th edition of the championship.

Al-Hashemi expressed his great happiness for the excellent organizational success of this edition, stressing that the Olympic Football Championship is one of the most important activities in Qatar’s active campaign and the great participation of the team which reached 14 teams is a clear indication of the success of this version.

On the technical level of the championship, Al-Hashemi said: Qatar’s construction team was a strong surprise as it was not among the candidates for the title under the control of certain teams for the title in the last 5 years, but this time the championship was full of surprises and a clear evidence of the strength of performance and high technical level of the championship.

For his part, Bader Mustapawi, Commercial Director of Qatar Construction Group, expressed his great pleasure in winning the championship for the first time and in the first participation in the championship, stressing that the coronation of the title came with the approval of the Lord of the Worlds.

He thanked the Organizing Committee for the championship and the Qatar campaign for its excellent organization, hoping that this tournament will continue in the future and achieve greater success.

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Ashghal signs contracts for infrastructure projects with a value exceeding QR 5 Billion

The Public Works Authority ‘Ashghal’ announced the signing of 12 infrastructure contracts with an estimated value of QR 5 billion and QR 533 million, including seven construction contracts under the Local Roads and Drainage Programme, one contract under the Expressway Programme, in addition to four contracts for sewerage stations projects.

With the signing of these contracts, the total value of contracts Ashghal awarded from beginning of January until now exceeds QR 26 billion. This includes infrastructure contracts with a value of QR 22 billion and QR 628 million, and building projects contracts with a value of QR 2 billion and QR 543 million, in addition to contracts for the operation and maintenance of roads and sewerage networks with a value of QR 762 million. H.E. Eng. Nasser bin Ali Al Mawlawi, President of the Public Works Authority, signed the 12 new contracts with the representatives of awarded contractors in the presence of directors of related Ashghal departments. (Click here to read the president’s speech)

The contracts signed under the Local Roads and Drainage Programme included: The construction and development of East Aziziya, as well as the construction and development of the roads and infrastructure of the North Part of New Slata (Zone 40), the West of Al Wakrah (Package 1, Phase – 2,), Rawdat Abal Heeran (Package 2), the North of Bani Hajer (Phase – 2, Package 7) and preparatory works and building walls in Al Khor industrial Area “Abal Grarees”(Package 5). This is in addition to a flow diversion scheme in Al Wajbah and New Al Rayyan to the North Doha treatment station.

Under the Expressway Programme, one contract was signed for the construction and development of Lejmailya, Al Otouriyah and Al Shahhaniya. It is also worth mentioning that during the current year the fourth phase of construction of the New Orbital Road and Truck Route was signed with a value of QR3, 348,000,000.

As for the sewerage projects contracts, those include: the design, construction, operation and maintenance of Al Shamal Sewage Treatment Works (STW), thedesign and construction of the second phase expansion to the industrial area’s Sewage Treatment Facility (STF), the design, build, operation and maintenance of Al Dhakhira Sewage Treatment Works (STW), transfer pumping station and associated pipelines, and the design and build of Doha West Sewage Treatment Works (DWSTW) extension number 5.

Following are details of the contracts:

First: Local Roads and Drainage Contracts

1. The construction and development of East Aziziya:

This QR 217,073,527 contract has been awarded to Leighton Contracting Qatar W.L.L.

The project will start in Q4, 2014, and is due to be completed by Q4, 2016.

The project will include the development of the east Aziziya area — which covers 720,000square metres and include 740 residential plots — by constructing storm water drainage, sewage networks, and treated sewage effluent networks as well as the construction of road entrance and exits, parking lots, artscape and landscape features.

2. The construction and development of the roads and infrastructure of the North Part of New Slata (Zone 40):

This QR 289,749,729 contract has been awarded to a joint venture between Al Mohanna Trading & Contracting and Puentes Y Calzadas Infraestructuras, S.L.U.

The project started in Q3, 2014, and is due to be completed by Q3, 2016. The project is located in the north part of New Slata within the Doha Municipality (Zone 40). The project area is estimated at about 270 thousand square meters and will benefit around 696 plots of land. The project will include the development of roads and infrastructure to provide storm water drainage, sewage networks, and treated sewage effluent networks for irrigation. The project will also include the development of internal roads 24 km long, with a width between 12 and 30 metres, in addition to street lighting, parking lots, pedestrian paths and cycleways, and artscape and landscape features.

3. The construction and development of the roads and infrastructure West of Al Wakrah (Package 1, Phase – 2,):

This QR 490,240,090 contract has been awarded to a joint venture between Lane Mideast Qatar, Solid General Construction, and Tadmur Contracting.

The project started in Q3, 2014 and is due to be completed by Q3, 2016. The project is located in Zone 90, on the western outskirts of the existing Wakrah City, and is bound by the Wukair Road to the north, the Wakrah Bypass to the west and south, and existing residential areas to the east. The project area is initially being developed as a residential area with commercial, government, entertainment and supporting facilities.

As part of this project, roads and infrastructure will be developed in West Wakrah over three packages, the first package covers an area of one million and 800 thousand square metres. The project will include the development of roads and infrastructure to provide storm water drainage, sewage networks, and treated sewage effluent networks for irrigation. In addition, the project will include the development of internal roads, street lighting, parking lots, road entrance and exits, a network of pedestrian paths and cycleways, and artscape and landscape features.

4. The construction and development of the roads and infrastructure in Rawdat Abal Heeran (Package 2):

This QR 544,991,076 contract has been awarded to a joint venture between Teyseer Contracting Co. W.L.L and Consolidated Contractors Group S.A.L (Offshore) (CCC).

The project will start in Q4 2014, and is due to be completed by Q4 2016. Rawdat Abal Heeran (Package 2) covers 2,180,000,000 square metres over a vast area of open desert in the western outskirts of Doha (Zone 53). The project will consist of the development of roads and infrastructure to provide water drainage, sewage networks, and treated sewage effluent networks for irrigation as well as the development of internal roads, road entrance and exits, street lighting, parking lots, pedestrian paths and cycleways, and artscape and landscape features.

5. The construction and development of the roads and infrastructure in the North of BaniHajer (Phase – 02, Package 7):

This QR 322,700,000 contract has been awarded to a joint venture between Teyseer Contracting Co. W.L.L and Consolidated Contractors Group S.A.L (Offshore) (CCC).

The project will start in Q1 2015, and is due to be completed by Q4 2016.

The project will include the development of local roads and infrastructure in the Bani Hajer area, north of Doha which is part of Al-Rayyan municipality and located approximately 10 km west of Doha’s central region. The project covers around 1,350,000,000 square metres and the major infrastructure improvements being implemented as part of the project include the construction of linking roads and paved roads granting access to existing and future housing units that will be built at the project site. The project will also include the construction of secondary roads linking between the local roads and neighbouring main and secondary roads network, in addition to developing pedestrian paths, road signs, street lighting, and the installation of fences, street signals, and traffic control systems.

Furthermore, the project will consist of the development of storm water drainage, sewage networks, and treated sewage effluent networks for irrigation as well as and artscape and landscape features alongside the roads.

6. Preliminary works contract and construction of boundary wallin Al-Khor industrial Area, AbalGrarees (Package 5):

This QR 61,320,947 contract has been awarded to ALCAT Contracting Company.

The project will start in Q1 2015, and is due to be completed by Q4 2015. The project which consists of 5 packages will include the development of roads and infrastructure of Al Khor industrial area. Package 05 is the first package of the project and includes installing a boundary wall in Al Khor’s new industrial area. The boundary wall is made of pre-cast concrete and is 2.6 m high over a length of approximately 9 km.

The flow diversion schemes in Al-Wajbah and New Al-Rayyan, north of Doha:

This QR 118,250,500 contract has been awarded to Bin Omran Trading & Contracting Co.

The project started in Q3 2014, and is due to be completed by Q3 2015. The project is located north of Muaither area which is part of Al-Rayyan Municipality and includes the construction of a deep sewage tunnel which is 6.3 km long and a depth of 6 to 21 m. This is one of several projects throughout Doha to replace pumping stations with gravity drainage systems.

Second: Expressway Programme Contract

The construction and development of Al-Jemailya, Al-Otouriyah, and Al-Shahhaniyah:
This QR 668,930,214 contract has been awarded to Qatar Building Co. (QBC)

The project will start in Q1 2015, and is due to be completed by Q4 2016.

The project stretches from the centre of the State Doha to the North West. It will include the development of the existing Al-Shahhaniyah-Al-Jemailiya road passing by Al Otouriyah over a length of 28.7 km. The project will include the construction of a two-lane road in each direction separated by a median island, with the possibility of adding a third lane in each direction in the future. The project is distinguished by its pedestrian paths and cycleways along the side of the road.

In addition, the project will include the construction of four main intersections, namely: Al-JemailyaRoad with the roundabout leading to the camel race track, Al-Jemailya Road with the Al-Kharib, Al-Jemailya Road with the roundabout leading to Al-Otouriyah, and Al-Jemailiya Road with the roundabout leading to Al-Ghuwairyah. The road is designed to accommodate about 1,000 vehicles per day. The project moreover comprises the development of services and infrastructure facilities to include rainwater drainage, and smart transport systems. Additionally, the project will include the operation, installation and maintenance of electrical sub-stations.It is also worth mentioning that camel underpasses will also be developed to facilitate their access to the camel race track located within the project area.

Third: Sewage Treatment Facilities Projects

1. The design, build, operation and maintenance of of Al Dhakhira Sewage Treatment Works (STW):

This QR 1,510,955,000 contract has been awarded to a joint venture between Hyundai Rotem and Aqualia Mace.

The project will start in Q1 2015, and is due to be completed by Q3 2018.

The project will include the design and building of a Sewage Treatment Facility (STF) with a capacity of 56,200 cubic meters per day to treat effluents generated from the Al Khor and Al Dhakhira areas. The facility will use the latest in high-tech advanced electrical and mechanical equipment to improve the quality of treated effluent in such a way to ensure constancy of the required quality. The sewage treatment will involve many stages and the treated effluent will be used for irrigation and landscaping. The sewage sludge resulting from sewage treatment will also be processed and used as backfill material and compost.

The project also includes the modification of the existing pumping station in Al Khor in order to handle the sewage generated from residential and service projects planned for the region, the construction of a sewage pumping station to pump sewage form the existing treating facility in Al Dhakhira and Al Khor to the new Sewage Treatment Facility in Al Dhakhira. Additionally, the project will include the operation and maintenance of the entire plant for 10 years from the date of the completion of the design and construction works.

2. The design and build of Doha West Sewage Treatment Works (DWSTW):

This QR 797,000,000 contract has been awarded to a joint venture between Degremont SA and Marubeni Corporation.

The project will start in Q1 2015, and is due to be completed by Q3 2017. This project will include the expansion of Doha West Sewage Treatment Works in order to increase the capacity of the station by 104,500 cubic meters per day so that the total capacity reaches 280,000 cubic meters per day. The expansion works include the expansion of secondary and tertiary treatment, processing and drying sludge, in addition to the development of a new system for sterilizing treated effluent. The project also includes the construction of a pump station for effluent treatment plant.

3. The design, build, operation and maintenance of Al-ShamalSewage Treatment Works (STW):

This QR 238,515,309 contract has been awarded to a joint venture between Larsen & Toubro Limited and Waterleau Group N.V (Consortium).

The project will start in Q1 2015, and is due to be completed by Q1 2017. The project will include the design and construction of wastewater treatment plant in the north. The facility will use the latest in high-tech advanced electrical and mechanical equipment to improve the quality of treated effluent and to operate the station with the minimal manpower in such a way to ensure constancy of the required quality. The amount of generated sewage flow for this project can reach up to 7500 cubic meters/day. Additionally, the project will include the operation and maintenance of the entire plant for 10 years from the date of the end of the design and construction works.

4. The design and construction of the second phase expansion to the industrial area’s Sewage Treatment Facility (STF):

This QR 237,521,221 contract has been awarded to Six Construct Ltd. Co.

The project will start in Q1 2015, and is due to be completed by Q1 2017. The project will increase the capacity of the industrial area treatment plant from 30,000 to 60,000 cubic meters per day. The facility will use the latest in high-tech advanced electrical and mechanical equipment to improve the quality of treated effluent and to operate the station with the minimal manpower in such a way to ensure constancy of the required quality.

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